Experts Meeting Schedule

March 9 - 11, 2020
08:00 - 09:00
09:00 - 09:30

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the Meeting of Experts

Welcome Remarks

Representative of the Government of Cameroon

Opening Statements 

09:30 - 09:45

Adoption of the Draft Agenda and Programme of Work

09:45 - 10:30

Session II: Presentations and discussions under the theme: “Leveraging the Fourth Industrial Revolution to Address Youth Unemployment in Africa.” (Eco/STC/MAEPI(IV)/EXP/1)

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the Meeting of Experts

10:30 - 10:45
10:45 - 11:45

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the Meeting of Experts

  • Ghana
  • Morocco
  • South Africa
11:45 - 12:30

Session IV: Status of Regional Integration in Africa

(Eco/STC/MAEPI(IV)/EXP/2)

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the Meeting of Experts

11:45 - 17:30

Statutory Issues of the African Union (Closed Session)

12:30 - 13:15

Session V: Progress report on the establishment of the AU financial institutions

(Eco/STC/MAEPI(IV)/EXP/3)

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the Meeting of Experts

13:15 - 14:15
14:15 - 15:00

Report on the timelines and Macroeconomic convergence criteria for the establishment of the African Central Bank and draft Statute and Structure of the African Monetary Institute

(Eco/STC/MAEPI(IV)/EXP/4)

 

15:00 - 15:45

Progress report on statistical development in Africa & draft Statutes of the African Union Institute for Statistics (STATAFRIC) and the African Statistical Training Centre (PANSTAT)

(Eco/STC/MAEPI(IV)/EXP/5)

 

15:45 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:45

Establishment of a Sub-Committee on Civil Registration of the STC on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration

(Eco/STC/MAEPI(IV)/EXP/6)

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the Meeting of Experts

16:45 - 17:30

Session IX: Report of the 11th African Private Sector Forum

(Eco/STC/MAEPI(IV)/EXP/7)

 

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the Meeting of Experts

08:30 - 09:30

Session X: Enhancing Domestic Resource Mobilisation (DRM) and fighting against Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs)

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the Meeting of Experts

Country Experiences

09:30 - 10:30

Session XI: Enhancing Domestic Resource Mobilisation (DRM) and fighting against Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs)

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the Meeting of Experts

Partners’ Initiatives

10:30 - 10:45
10:45 - 16:45

Statutory Issues of the African Union (Closed Session)

10:45 - 11:30

Session XII: Agenda 2063 first ten-year implementation plan M&E report

(Eco/STC/MAEPI(IV)/EXP/8)

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the Meeting of Experts

11:30 - 12:15

Session XIII: Status and Progress report on the Financing of the Union

(Eco/STC/MAEPI(IV)/EXP/9)

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the Meeting of Experts

Presentation: AUC

12:15 - 13:00

Session XIV: African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

(Eco/STC/MAEPI(IV)/EXP/10)

The Trillion Dollar Investment Framework for Africa

13:00 - 13:45

Session XV: APRM support to Member States in the field of rating agencies and Proposals on the establishment of an African Credit Rating Agency

(Eco/STC/MAEPI(IV)/EXP/11)

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the Meeting of Experts

13:45 - 14:30
14:30 - 15:15

Session XVI: Digital Transformation Strategy for Africa

(Eco/STC/MAEPI(IV)/EXP/12)

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the Meeting of Experts

15:15 - 16:00

Session XVII: Information on Africa Leadership Meeting in Health

(Eco/STC/MAEPI(IV)/EXP/13)

2020 Nutrition for Growth Summit

16:00 - 20:00

Drafting of the report of the meeting by the Secretariat

16:00 - 16:45

Session XVIII: Draft Framework on AU Guidance on Corporate Governance

(Eco/STC/MAEPI(IV)/EXP/14)

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the Meeting of Experts

08:00 - 13:00

Drafting of the report of the meeting by the Secretariat

13:00 - 14:00
14:00 - 16:00

Session XIX: Consideration and Adoption of the Experts’ Meeting Report

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the Committee of Experts

Presentation: Rapporteur

14:00 - 16:30
16:00 - 16:30
16:00 - 16:30

Session XX: Consideration of the Draft Agenda of the Ministers’ Meeting and the Draft Ministerial Declaration

Chair of the Bureau of the Committee of Experts

Presentation: Rapporteur

16:30 - 16:45
16:45 - 17:00
17:00 - 17:05
17:05 - 17:15

Session XXIII: Closing of the Meeting

Remarks by the Chair of the Bureau of the Committee of Experts

ATI/IMF Meeting

March 12, 2020
09:00 - 13:00

Migration and Development

09:00 - 17:00
  • Session I: Governance and economic performance and the implications of the IMF's new Framework on the IMF's engagement with members
  • Session II: African Union Commission Strategy to fight corruption and illicit financial flows
  • Session III: Fiscal and financial governance and illicit financial flows
  • Session IV: Stolen Asset Recovery and Repatriation
  • Session V: Principles for sound market regulation, and anti-corruption architecture
  • Session VI: Rule of law, and AML/CFT

 

09:00 - 13:00

Session I:

Session II:

12:00 - 14:00

Private Sector (FinTech)

14:00 - 17:00

Meeting of F-15

Ministers' Meeting

March 13 - 14, 2020
09:00 - 09:45

Welcome Remarks
Representative of the Government of Ghana

Opening Remarks

Representative of the AUC
Representative of the Government of Ghana

 

09:45 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:15
10:15 - 10:20

Adoption of the Draft Agenda and Programme of Work

10:20 - 11:00

Leveraging on the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Addressing Youth Unemployment

Speaker: TBC

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the STC

General discussion

11:00 - 12:00

Designing the Work Skills for the Future

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the STC

Moderator: Tunisia
Panellists:

  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Mauritius
  • Botswana
  • Chamber of Commerce Ghana
  • ILO
  • Youth organisation

General discussion

11:00 - 12:00

Session III: Panel Discussion – Designing the Work Skills for the Future

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the STC

Moderator: Tunisia
Panellists:

  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Mauritius
  • Namibia
  • ACBF
  • ILO
  • Youth Representative

General discussion

12:00 - 13:00

Session IV: Panel Discussion – Government and Regulatory Frameworks for the 4IR

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the STC

Moderator: Kenya

Panellists:

  • Egypt
  • Senegal
  • Congo
  • Madagascar
  • AUDA/NEPAD
  • UNIDO

General discussion

13:00 - 14:00
14:00 - 15:00

Session V: Panel Discussion – Harnessing 4IR for Effective Taxation and Governance

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the STC

Moderator: Botswana - Minister

Panellists:

  • Ethiopia
  • Tanzania
  • Gabon
  • Algeria
  • Nigeria
  • IMF

General discussion

15:00 - 16:00

Session VI: Panel Discussion – Financial technology (FinTech), Digital Currency and Financial Inclusion

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the STC

Moderator: Rwanda Central Bank - Governor

Panellists:

  • South Africa-Governor
  • Ghana-Governor
  • Morocco-Governor
  • Kenya-Governor
  • ASEA - President
  • Afreximbank-President

General discussion

16:00 - 16:10
16:10 - 17:00

Session VII: Presentation of the High Level Panel Progress Report on IFFs by H.E. Thabo Mbeki, Former

President, South Africa

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the STC

General discussion

17:00 - 18:30

Session VIII: Consideration of the Report and Recommendations of the Experts’ meeting

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the STC


General discussion

09:00 - 12:00

Ministers Experiences Sharing

12:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 12:30

Session IX: Launch of the 2019 African Integration Report, the Africa’s Development Dynamics Report (ADD), Domestic Resource Mobilisation: Fighting against Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) and Corruption, Tax Transparency in Africa and Revenue Statistics

12:15 - 12:30

Launch of the ADD and the Publication on Domestic Resource Mobilisation: Fighting against IFFs and Corruption

12:30 - 14:00
14:00 - 15:30
14:00 - 15:00

Adoption of the 2019 Report and Consideration and Adoption of the 2020 Report of the Ministerial Meeting

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the STC

General discussion

15:00 - 15:30

Session XI: Consideration of the Ministerial Declaration

Chair: Chair of the Bureau of the STC

General discussion

15:30 - 15:45
15:45 - 15:55
15:55 - 16:00
16:00
17:00 - 17:15